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Main Line Rabbi David Straus Retires After 24 Years

Eric Settle, a Main Line Reform Temple member since 1973 and the synagogue’s president from 2014 to 2016, described Rabbi David Straus’ mindset as...

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Stuart Weitzman Talks Jewish History as Namesake Museum Reopens

In December, shoe designer Stuart Weitzman announced an eight-figure gift to the Philadelphia-based National Museum of American Jewish History, saving it from bankruptcy. Less than...

Phillies Catcher Reflects on Bar Mitzvah’s Role in Career, Life

Baseball is a game that requires a level of discipline almost beyond a normal human’s capacity. Day after day, year after year, even decade after...

Madison Cawthorn Loses, Trump-backed Candidate Will Battle Josh Shapiro

Madison Cawthorn will leave Congress.


Eileen Brill is a white woman with long, strawberry blond or light brown hair. She is outside and smiling at the camera.

Cheltenham Author to Publish Debut Novel

For authors, ideas for a story seem to come from thin air — a spontaneous idea, a line from a remembered conversation. For Eileen...

The Seen: Unable to Film in Ukraine, Eurovision Winners Made Intro Video in Israel

This year’s Eurovision Song Contest did not go Israel’s way.

A First Look at the Weitzman’s Reopening

After 26 months of closed doors, the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History opened to the public again on May 13. In addition to...

Israeli Police Rush Funeral-goers, Nearly Toppling the Coffin of Al Jazeera Journalist

Israeli police armed with batons and stun grenades rushed a crowd of funeral-goers in Jerusalem.

Israeli Officials Say Gunfire Source That Killed Al Jazeera Journalist Undetermined

Israel’s defense minister said Shireen Abu Akleh could have been hit by either Israeli or Palestinian fire.

Palestinian Journalist Killed in Jenin While Reporting on Israeli Army Operation

A veteran Palestinian journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh, was shot and killed.